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Chicago Priest Tries Hand At Standup Comedy

A Chicago Roman Catholic priest takes a leap of faith tonight when he’s show trying his hand at stand-up comedy.

WBBM Newsradio–02/24/2012

Rev. Gery Stefanski

Longtime Chicago Priest To Be Remembered

Roman Catholics will gather Friday morning for a funeral mass for a priest who served in a number of Chicago parishes. Don’t look for “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn” on the list.

CBS Chicago–12/30/2011

Rev. Daniel Mallette

Priest Celebrates Mass, Gives Out Gifts For First Time Since Beating

For the first time since the Rev. Daniel Mallette was brutally beaten by two robbers, the 80-year-old priest is appearing in public and giving out gifts to children at his parish school.

CBS Chicago–12/20/2011

Rev. Daniel Mallette

80-Year-Old Priest Severely Beaten In Rectory

It was a scene of sheer terror overnight, two men accosted an 80-year-old Roman Catholic priest as he lay sleeping in his South Side rectory and brutally beat him.

CBS Chicago–12/06/2011

Scales Of Justice

Lawsuit: Counselor Working At Archdiocese Molested Boy

A new sex abuse lawsuit has been filed against the Archdiocese of Chicago, but this one has a twist.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2011

Court Case Graphic

Priest Who Used Church Funds For Gambling Gets 60 Days In Jail

Massive thefts of church funds by the Rev. John Regan were so “brazen” they left lifelong Catholic Bryan Mraz questioning his trust in the clergy.


Raymond Lescher, a Joliet priest, says all Catholics should be allowed to speak their views on church issues. (CBS)

Joliet Priest Supports Peer Who Is In Trouble For Ordaining Woman

Father Roy Bourgeois has turned to leading a one-man campaign for women priests. A Joliet priest tells CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley his opinion should be heard.


Donald McGuire

Are Jesuits Liable For Sexually Abusive Priest?

A Cook County judge will decide in a couple weeks whether the jury in a civil suit against the Jesuits over the sexual misdeeds of one of their own can impose punitive damages.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2011

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Study Analyzes Causes Of Priest Sex Abuse

A new study out today analyzes the causes of the priest sex abuse scandal, which has left a cloud over the Roman Catholic Church for the past decade.

WBBM Newsradio–05/18/2011

Daniel McCormack

Vatican Faces Lawsuit Over Sexual Abuse By Chicago Priest

A lawsuit is expected to be filed today against the Roman Catholic Church – specifically, the Vatican – over a former priest who molested young boys on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2011

Donald McGuire

New Claims In Case Of Sexually Abusive Priest

New allegations are being made in connection with one of the many sex abuse cases against the Rev. Donald McGuire, a Roman Catholic priest who is now serving a 25-year prison sentence.

CBS Chicago–03/30/2011

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Accused Former Gary Priest Files For Bankruptcy

A former Diocese of Gary, Ind., priest, who has been accused of molesting boys in a handful of civil lawsuits, filed for bankruptcy last month.


Rev. Augustus Tolton

City’s First African-American Priest May Become Saint

Chicago’s first African-American priest could be on his way to becoming a saint.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2011

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Priest Investigated Over Home Trustee Deal

A Chicago priest is reportedly stepping aside from his parish responsibilities while an investigation goes on into his becoming the trustee of a parishioner’s home.

WBBM Newsradio–02/14/2011

The Rev. Andrew Greeley

Fr. Greeley’s Condition Stabilized 2 Years After Fall

The best-selling author and newspaper columnist the Rev. Andrew Greeley is well enough after his 2008 accident that he can occasionally meet with friends, but he’s lost some cognitive function.

CBS Chicago–10/20/2010